Ronaldo Quits, Taking Some Joy Out of Game

The three-time World Player of the Year, twice the winner and the record scorer in the World Cup - The great Ronaldo- has quit his game.

updated: February 15, 2011 13:48 IST
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London: Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima — the great Ronaldo — has quit his game.

Three times the world player of the year, twice the winner of the World Cup, the record scorer in the World Cup — the list goes on.

“I wanted to continue,” he told the Brazilian news media before confirming his retirement Monday. “But I can’t do it the way I want to. The head wants to go on, but the body can’t take it anymore.”

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